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John Henry Weber
Altona, Hamburg, Germany
|Died||1859 (aged c. 80)
Bellvue, Jackson County, Iowa
|Occupation||Frontiersman, trapper, fur trader, hunter, explorer|
|Employer||Rocky Mountain Fur Company|
|Known for||The Naming of Weber River .From this place-name stems the names of today's Weber University, County, Canyon, and others.|
John Henry Weber (1779–1859) was an American fur trader and explorer. Weber was active in the early years of the fur trade, exploring territory in the Rocky Mountains and areas in the current state of Utah. The Weber River, Weber State University, and Weber County, Utah were named for Weber.
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